New Covid-19 guidelines and restriction 22.01.21

In line with the latest www.gov.gg Public Health Advice our office is now closed until further notice. We are all now working from home and will continue to provide as many of our services as possible and will continue to support all our clients to the best of our ability. Our Office Hours are Monday to Friday 09.00 to 17.30 and Saturday 09.00…



Lack of rental property is creating a challenge

The island’s stock of rental property has dwindled to a new low, causing issues for people looking for both temporary and permanent accommodation. With only a handful of properties on any local estate agent website, the picture is bleak for those who are not in a position to buy. ‘It’s very difficult for a lot of people right now, whether…


Rental property demand higher than ever

The last year has presented some incredibly testing times, unparalleled in post-war times, but Guernsey’s unwavering community spirit, all of the wonderful critical workers and concise direction from our government, has placed the island in a strong position for the year ahead. The property market as a whole was incredibly busy throughout 2020, rentals being no exception. As a result…


Swoffers publishes latest Open Market property and lifestyle magazine

Swoffers’ latest Open Market property and lifestyle magazine has just been published. With Dr Nicola Brink MBE as our cover star, and the widest range of Open Market properties for sale or rent, the magazine offers a great mix of interesting articles and details of potential new homes. Guernsey’s new Chief Minister Peter Ferbrache shares his thoughts on the future…


Proposals to increase capital gains tax in UK could make Guernsey an even more attractive relocation proposition

Proposed changes to rates of capital gains tax in the UK could well provide another reason to consider relocating to Guernsey. UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak recently commissioned a report which recommends a major overhaul of capital gains tax or CGT. The report highlights measures that could raise up to £14bn in additional taxes and plug a hole in the UK…


Busiest quarter for property sales since 2006

Official figures published today confirm that the third quarter of 2020 was the busiest in terms of property sales since 2006. There were 277 local market transactions during Q3, 136 more than the previous quarter and 28 more than the same quarter of 2019. The average purchase price of a local market property of £465,664 was 9.2% higher than the…


Primary school children tackle new sport, thanks to Swoffers’ sponsorship

Year 6 pupils from Forest and St Martin’s Primary Schools have been showing off their new-found hockey skills at the end of their six-week introduction to the game. Swoffers is proud to sponsor Junior Hockey’s outreach programme and help introduce a new crop of young players to the sport. Primary age pupils receive training from Guernsey Hockey coaches at their…


Swoffers responsible for two thirds of all Open Market sales this year to date

Guernsey’s property market is continuing to ride a wave of positivity and Swoffers remains at the crest of that wave. As we head into the last quarter of a roller-coaster year, both Open Market and Local Market sales remain buoyant, the rentals market continues to be busy and the island is successfully promoting itself as an ideal place to relocate…


Own a piece of Guernsey history

Have you ever wanted to own a piece of Guernsey history? Well now’s your chance. Les Jouppes is a stylish detached bungalow on the south west corner of the island. But there’s so much more to this property then meets the eye. What can’t be seen is the World War II Flak Command Bunker that sits beneath the surface. The…